Legislature(1993 - 1994)

02/11/1994 09:10 AM STA

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* first hearing in first committee of referral
+ teleconferenced
= bill was previously heard/scheduled
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 CHAIRMAN LEMAN states that since the committee does not have a                
 quorum, the meeting will operate as a work session until more                 
 members arrive.  The chairman brings up as first order of business            
 SB 267 (ALASKA POLICE STNDS TRAINING FUND) and calls the first                
 witness.                                                                      
                                                                               
                                                                               
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 LADDIE SHAW, Executive Director, Alaska Police Standards Council,             
 Department of Public Safety (DPS), says SB 267 addresses the                  
 ongoing problem of fulfilling the inservice and specialized                   
 training requirements of law enforcement and corrections personnel            
 state-wide.  SB 267 would generate the funding necessary to provide           
 this training.  Mr. Shaw reads from a prepared statement describing           
 the duties of the Alaska Police Standards Council and the problems            
 the council has providing training to law enforcement and                     
 corrections personnel due to funding shortfalls.  Mr. Shaw states             
 any specialized training requirements have to be funded by                    
 communities because the state is not funding for the training, so             
 most personnel in smaller communities get no additional training.             
                                                                               
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 MR. SHAW states that by developing the user-fee assessment funding            
 system, violator's will pay for police and corrections personnel              
 training.                                                                     
                                                                               
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 CHAIRMAN LEMAN thanks Mr. Shaw and asks if anyone has questions to            
 ask of Mr. Shaw.  Hearing none, the chairman asks Mr. Shaw when the           
 meeting to work on the fee-collection portion of SB 267 will occur.           
                                                                               
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 MR. SHAW replies the meeting will be Tuesday afternoon, and                   
 participants will be the Departments of Law and Corrections, and              
 representatives from Senator Leman's and Representative Gail                  
 Phillips' offices.                                                            
                                                                               
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 CHAIRMAN LEMAN notes it is his intent to incorporate DPS's fee                
 collection ideas into SB 267, and he hopes the bill will be ready             
 to release from committee by Wednesday, February 16, 1994.                    

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